Strong Effort Comes Up Short vs No. 1 Tennessee
Dec. 19, 2007
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- UCLA forced top ranked Tennessee into a season-high 23 turnovers, and the Bruins battled the Vols to a near stalemate in the first half before falling 82-70.
Candace Parker scored 13 of her 17 points after halftime and also had five rebounds and four assists.
Shannon Bobbitt added 16 points; Alexis Hornbuckle had 12 points, eight rebounds and seven assists; Angie Bjorklund scored 12 points, and freshman Vicki Baugh matched her career high with 11 for the Lady Volunteers (10-0).
UCLA trailed by only one point early in the second half before nine points by Parker and eight by Bjorklund triggered a 27-7 run that gave the Lady Vols a 62-43 lead with 10:20 to play.
The Bruins scored seven straight points to cut Tennessee's lead to 75-66 with 3:08